pty-to-rsw

 

The cheapest times to fly from PTY to RSW are

  • January 15th to February 4th
  • April 2nd to June 17th
  • July 9th to July 29th
  • October 8th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from PTY to RSW is mid November. Prices can be as high as $2904 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $542 for Monday flights around mid November.

 

When to Fly to Fort Myers

Flying from Panama City (PTY) to Fort Myers, FL (RSW) will usually cost between $644 to $976 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $692. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $2904. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2212 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $811 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PTY to RSW flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the PTY to RSW route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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PTY to RSW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PTY to RSW flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Panama City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.41, which is a bit above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to RSW, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into PTY. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Fort Myers, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Panama City. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $103 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $783. Return trip prices are from the RSW to PTY flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from PTY to RSW can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 10 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from PTY to RSW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Miami International Airport (MIA) in Miami, FL

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 66.43% less expensive than RSW
  • Nonstop flights available

See PTY to MIA flights

Destination alternative #2: Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Orlando, FL

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 53.39% less expensive than RSW
  • Nonstop flights available

See PTY to MCO flights

Destination alternative #3: Tampa International Airport (TPA) in Tampa, FL

  • 110 miles (177 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 52.03% less expensive than RSW
  • Nonstop flights available

See PTY to TPA flights

Destination alternative #4: Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) in Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 49.32% less expensive than RSW
  • Nonstop flights available

See PTY to FLL flights

 

Flight Hacking PTY to RSW

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from PTY to RSW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (PTY > BOS > RSW)

  • Price for both tickets: $735
  • Average savings: $77 (9.43%)

See PTY to MIA flights

Hack #2: Miami, FL (PTY > MIA > RSW)

  • Price for both tickets: $735
  • Average savings: $76 (9.4%)

See PTY to BOS flights

Hack #3: Atlanta, GA (PTY > ATL > RSW)

  • Price for both tickets: $747
  • Average savings: $65 (7.95%)

See PTY to ATL flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PTY to RSW? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, COPA, Delta, Spirit, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Southwest Florida International Airport to Tocumen International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1216 miles or 1957 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from PTY to RSW?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PTY to RSW flight is about 3 hour 10 minutes.

How many flights go between Panama City and Fort Myers, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from PTY to RSW.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code PTY
Origination airport name Tocumen International Airport
City Panama City
Country Panama
Latitude 9.1
Longitude -79.4

Return Airport

Destination code RSW
Destination airport name Southwest Florida International Airport
City Fort Myers, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 26.5
Longitude -81.8

 

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